In Audit
Jun 15th, 2018
Consider a career as a healthcare business professional. The hoopla of graduating high school is over, and now everyone is asking you, “What are you going to do next?” You might give the obligatory response, “Go to college,” because that’s what everyone expects. But is that the right answer? Learn a Trade that Pays Unless ...
Jun 13th, 2018
A medical coder transforms healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. Those codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as physician’s notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc., to be paid by insurance carriers and government payers. Medical coders check the medical chart to ensure the codes are correct and ...
In Audit
Jun 8th, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made a number of changes to the Recovery Audit Program for 2016. One of those changes is the length of time a provider has to submit a Discussion Request to a recovery audit contractor (RAC) following an automated review. CMS is also establishing Additional Documentation Request ...
Feb 18th, 2016
How are salaries faring in the business of healthcare? Find out in our 2015 Healthcare Business Salary Survey inforgraphic. View the complete survey results here. Infographic: 2015 Healthcare Business Salary Survey was last modified: March 14th, 2016 by Alex McKinley...
When employers support continuous career-boosting education, everybody  wins. There’s an advantage to being a certified coder. Just ask the coding team at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) in Dover, New Hampshire. One team member, Debbie Dumont, CPC, COC, found that obtaining an AAPC certification gave her a boost of confidence when she started on an uncertain and, ...